• 6 amazing health benefits of ‘Aluguntuguin’ you didn’t know
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    6 amazing health benefits of ‘Aluguntuguin’ you didn’t know

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    For the sophisticated agronomists, it is known botanically as Annona muricata. It has many names in many different languages but it is commonly known as soursop. In Ghana, as with many other foods, there is a very interesting name for this fruit. ‘’Aluguintuguin’’ is so popular in Ghana not only for it’s taste and nutritional benefits but also because of … Read the rest

  • World Trade Centre Accra Leads Successful Trade Mission to the Netherlands
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    World Trade Centre Accra Leads Successful Trade Mission to the Netherlands

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    The World Trade Centre Accra (WTCA) has concluded a 8-day trade mission to the Netherlands as part of its effort to promote trade and investment between the two countries and advance Ghanaian business interests in the region.  The trade delegation comprised of 26 representatives from Ghanaian businesses and government agencies.  The successful trade mission provided the attendees with an opportunity … Read the rest

  • Nana Ama McBrown, Joselyn Dumas & Yvonne Okoro Cover The 20th Issue Of Glitz Mgazine
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    Nana Ama McBrown, Joselyn Dumas & Yvonne Okoro Cover The 20th Issue Of Glitz Mgazine

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    Glitz Africa is thrilled to announce the release of its 20th issue! Glitz Africa since its conception, aims to
    publish high quality content whiles highlighting the lifestyle of the contemporary African. Glitz Africa
    magazine has come a long way, evolving and refining its content to suit our expanding range of readers.
    Issue 20 has its cover graced by three of … Read the rest

  • WOW! Smartphones can now feed us!
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    WOW! Smartphones can now feed us!

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    HUNGRY? Just pull out your phone! Give it a few taps, wait a while and food is served!

    How easy and convenient. Once upon a time, you needed to prepare breakfast, lunch or supper always if you wanted to avoid buying from the streets. This was time consuming and energy sapping for many corporate businessmen and women. For students, although … Read the rest

  • Black is NOT always bad
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    Black is NOT always bad

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    Black is black!  The french say ‘’Noir’’, the dutch say ‘’schwarz, the Italians say ‘’nero’’ and the spanish call it ‘’negro’’. In many other languages, black may have it’s own unique name but that doesn’t change the meaning and significance of the colour. Black is simply darkness or the absence of visible light. For many years in some parts of … Read the rest

  • The Customer is NOT always right!
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    The Customer is NOT always right!

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    ’I won’t do business with you again!!!’’

    This is by far the most dreaded statement every customer service agent never wants to hear. What makes you get to that point is often poor customer service which results in unhappy customers. The common anthem for most managers which is often drilled into every customer service agent is ‘’THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS

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  • How Ghanaians do business
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    How Ghanaians do business

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    In Africa and more specifically Ghana, many people have wallets or purses that are just like onions. Anytime they open them, tears form in their eyes. As funny as this may sound, it’s actually a serious issue that needs to be addressed. To ameliorate the plight of many Ghanaians, doing business is key. Not just any kind of business but

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  • Where did we go wrong? Ghana’s Tourism Sector records worst performance in 1st half of 2017
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    Where did we go wrong? Ghana’s Tourism Sector records worst performance in 1st half of 2017

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    Tourism, often referred to as Ghana’s 4th highest foreign exchange earner and an industry with so much potential in our continuous development has recently come under the spotlight for very challenging reasons. Statistics released by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) shows that the tourism sector recorded its worst Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Projects performance in 10 years for the … Read the rest

  • Six eye-catching hotels in Ghana to consider for your wedding reception
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    Six eye-catching hotels in Ghana to consider for your wedding reception

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    With love comes marriage and with marriage comes a ceremony. Ceremonies in the past were limited to close friends and family with a few guests invited. These days, things are different! With extended families and an avalanche of friends, it has become quite impossible to host a small wedding reception. The increasing numbers makes it expedient to get venues that … Read the rest

  • Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017
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    Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

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    Each year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) identifies top 50 global companies, both established and startups that are creating new opportunities using ingenious technologies to meet the needs of a demanding market worldwide.

     

    Accra, Ghana – 5th July, 2017 – Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group), has for the second consecutive year been named in the list … Read the rest

  • E-commerce; a catalyst for startups in Ghana
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    E-commerce; a catalyst for startups in Ghana

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    Startups seem to be the new ‘’ish’’ in Ghana. These days, nearly 5 startups are launched every day and this is both encouraging and alarming at the same time. Being that negative energy helps no one, let’s dwell on the positive side of it. The effects of numerous start-ups emerging is that gradually we will find hands on solutions to … Read the rest

  • HOSPITALITY REPORT FOR GHANA LAUNCHED BY ONLINE TRAVEL AGENTS JUMIA TRAVEL
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    HOSPITALITY REPORT FOR GHANA LAUNCHED BY ONLINE TRAVEL AGENTS JUMIA TRAVEL

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    Accra, Ghana – 21st June, 2017 – Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online hotel booking website has outdoored it’s Hospitality Report for Ghana at an event in Accra.

    “Being Africa’s leading online travel agent brings an added responsibility to provide the best services at the most unbeatable rates. In a country which is renowned to be a pacesetter in many facets … Read the rest

  • 6 alternative  activities to consider on a rainy day
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    6 alternative activities to consider on a rainy day

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    June/July each year is greeted with so many mixed feelings in Ghana. For some, it represents a time when their plants will be well watered to ensure a great yield. For others, the downpouring rains will render them homeless. No matter the side on which we are, it doesn’t stop the rains from pouring down when it has to. … Read the rest

  • Mobile Report: Jumia Travel sees 33% increase in conversion rate on Progressive Web App
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    Mobile Report: Jumia Travel sees 33% increase in conversion rate on Progressive Web App

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    umia Travel presents a report about her mobile strategy in the continent. Google does a study about the Progressive Web App launched recently by the Online Travel agency.

    Highlights:

    • 33% higher conversion rate

    • 50% lower bounce rate

    • 12X more users versus native apps (Android & IOS)

    • 5X less data used

    • 2X less data to complete first transaction

    • 25X less device

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  • The impact of ecotourism on Ghana’s growing economy
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    The impact of ecotourism on Ghana’s growing economy

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    Ecotourism? Is this just new word or a great invention in tourism? Generally is is  defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education”. It is spreading like wildfire and contributing greatly to many developing economies. Ghana is one of such countries benefitting from ecotourism. Recently, … Read the rest

  • 7 Ways To Spot a Ghanaian Abroad
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    7 Ways To Spot a Ghanaian Abroad

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    Just like the MTN slogan ‘’Everywhere you go’’, you will find a Ghanaian. Sometimes it’s mysterious to find out that there is a Ghanaian in some countries you hitherto wouldn’t have even heard about. Guess what? There are Ghanaians in Transnistria, Tuvalu, Kyrgyzstan, Bhutan among others. For many reasons, Ghanaians travel abroad. Some go to further their education, a few … Read the rest

  • Slow infrastructure advancement hindering Tourism and Hospitality Growth in Africa
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    Slow infrastructure advancement hindering Tourism and Hospitality Growth in Africa

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    Destinations with strongest growth in international arrivals in 2016 were Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Ghana, Sudan, and Seychelles according to the Jumia Travel Hospitality Report for Africa which was launched about a week ago. Figures from that report also indicate that foreign visitor spending stood at 36.3% in 2016 (USD 40.7 bn), and is expected to grow by 5.3% in 2017

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  • 5 lucrative short term businesses for tourists in Ghana
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    5 lucrative short term businesses for tourists in Ghana

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    ‘’Obroni’’, as most light skinned foreigners are affectionately called form the vast majority of tourists who visit Ghana. They are a unique group of adventurous travelers who defy all odds to explore our beautiful country and continent while learning new things and experiencing new cultures in the process. The minority of such tourists are also dark skinned Africans and Black-Americans … Read the rest

  • Growing Tourism in Ghana; What our entertainers must do
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    Growing Tourism in Ghana; What our entertainers must do

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    A nation overflowing with amazing talents in different fields of endeavour. Ghana! Our motherland. The black shining star of Africa and the world. Wherever you go, whatever field you find yourself, there is a Ghanaian excelling there. Talk about sports, industry, commerce and  technology. You will find at least one Ghanaian who is shinning so bright. In entertainment, Ghanaians have … Read the rest

  • Kaya Tours Rolls Out New Tour Packages to Boost Domestic Tourism
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    Kaya Tours Rolls Out New Tour Packages to Boost Domestic Tourism

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    After successfully organizing a one of a kind ‘’experiential fun trip to Kwahu,’as part of its Njoy Ghana Tours initiative during this year’s Easter, Kaya Tours, Ghana’s leading destination marketing  company, is once again introducing a new set of tour packages that are geared towards further enhancing the domestic tourism drive.

    The packages which are six in all have been Read the rest

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